Cairo Time

As delightful as it is entertaining.
-David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
Masterful!
-Constance Droganes, CTV.CA
Gorgeous!
-Susan G. Cole, Now Magazine
Magical!
-Robert Bell, Exclaim!
Natural, sensous and heartbreaking.
-Vanessa Farquharson, The National Post
Notable for its grace and sophistication?Nadda knows how to make the quiet moments between her leads speak volumes.
-Jason Anderson, Eye Weekly
Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig bring untold layers of emotion!
-Richard Ouzounian, The Toronto Star

Synopsis

Juliette, a fashion magazine editor in her 50s, travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark, a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week vacation. When he is unavoidably delayed, he sends his friend Tareq, who had been his security officer for many years, to escort her throughout the beautiful and exotic city. The last thing anyone expects is that they will fall in love.

Release Date

Friday, October 09, 2009
Original Languages: English
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2009

CREDITS

CAST
Alexander Siddig
Amina Annabi
Elena Anaya
Mona Hala
Patricia Clarkson
Tom McCamus
DIRECTED BY
Ruba Nadda

PHOTOS

Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Kathryn (Elena Anaya). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Mark (Tom McCamus), Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Kathryn (Elena Anaya). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Tareq (Alexander Siddig) and Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right of Chessboard: Tareq (Alexander Siddig) and Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Director Ruba Nadda (Centre) and Producer Daniel Iron (Right). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Director of Photography Luc Montpellier, Director Ruba Nadda, Patricia Clarkson, Camera Operator Andris Matiss, and Alexander Siddig. Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Director Ruba Nadda. Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Tareq (Alexander Siddig) and Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Tareq (Alexander Siddig). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Kathryn (Elena Anaya) and Juliette (Patricia Clarkson). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.
Left to Right: Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) and Kathryn (Elena Anaya). Photo Credit Colm Hogan.